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or wind turbines. all of these things are encouraging because they're manufactured here in the u.s. or at least most of the parts are. and i would say that's an encouraging sign for the u.s. american worker. >> i'm glad you mentioned that high-speed train. i know that there is one in europe. and a lot of people wonder when in fact we will see a high-speed train like that in america. you are saying plans are under way for a high-speed train? >> absolutely. in fact, i know that in the northeast corridor and in different states there that are affected right now with the downsizing of the automobile industry, they have applied for high-speed rail. also in california here where i come from, they're looking at that long-term plan. and there have already been plans made for it years ago but there have been no funding. now we have been able to jump-start that. so i really do see a movement where we're connecting people and making it easier to commute to work, to live near where they work but also opening up business opportunities because as people make those stops at different places, they
years. with summer behind us and midterm elections ahead of us, president obama hit the road this week to sell the administration's renewed focus on the economy. i spoke with treasury secretary timothy geithner about the plans the president announced this week to spur business innovation. >> i think they can make a very powerful impact. the first order of business is for congress to come and pass this set of very important tax breaks for small businesses. so they can start to hire people back again. once again, be the engine of job creation in this country. second thing, congress can extend the tax cuts that go to middle-class americans so they know today their taxes are not going to go up. those two things themselves are the most important things he can do right now. as you highlighted, you heard from the president today we want to work with congress to put in place a set of additional incentives to encourage investment not just in research and development in the united states but here today and start to rebuild america's infrastructure as well. those things are very important to long
to be harder. it's going to take us a while to dig out of this. we've been growing for more than a year. we've seen more than 3/4 of a million private-sector jobs come back. that's a pretty good beginning. the big global companies in the united states that export to the rest of the world, americans are very innovative, productive, good at doing the things -- producing the things that the world needs. those are encouraging signs. but it is still very tough out there. >> my thanks to treasury secretary tim geithner. >>> up next on the "wall street journal report," a sputtering economy, a weak jobs market, what does it mean for your money? we'll talk to one of the smartest men on wall street. >>> and looking back at the september season that shook wall street to its very core. two years since that weekend that changed everything. is the street any wiser? with orbitz, i know what to expect from my vacation. bad dog, balloon pop. [ dog whimpers ] because orbitz has price assurance. leaf in face, marie, man with computer. [ man ] marie! if another orbitz customer books the same hotel or flight fo
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